Tokyo - Harajuku & Aoyama (Chapter)
This is the Harajuku & Aoyama chapter from Lonely Planet's Tokyo guidebook.
Home to one of Tokyo's grandest Shintō shrines, this nexus of tradition and trends swarms with young shoppers and some bold luxury brand architecture. The great boulevard of Omote-sandō is Tokyo's answer to the Champs-Élysées.
- Making a wish at Meiji-jingū. Leave the city behind as you pass through the towering torii (gate) and follow the wooded, gravel path to Tokyo's most famous Shintō shrine
- Scouting new looks on Takeshita-dōri and around the back streets of Harajuku
- Stretching out on the lawn of Yoyogi-kōen, one of Tokyo's largest parks
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Walking Tour, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Sleeping, Shopping and Sports & Activities
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